Workers’ Compensation

ORS 656.725
Duties and status of Administrative Law Judges


Individuals holding the position of Administrative Law Judge created by the amendments to ORS 656.724 (Administrative Law Judges) by section 51, chapter 332, Oregon Laws 1995, have the authority to perform only those duties, functions and powers provided in ORS chapters 654, 655 and 656, and such other duties, functions and powers as may be prescribed by the Workers’ Compensation Board pursuant to ORS 656.726 (Duties and powers to carry out workers’ compensation and occupational safety laws).


Administrative Law Judges are not judges for the purposes of any provision of the Oregon Constitution and are not judges for the purposes of judges’ retirement under ORS chapters 238 and 238A. [1995 c.332 §53; 2003 c.733 §80]


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May 30, 2023